Robert Michael Pyle reading from his new novel Magdalena Mountain in Skamokawa on December 15th at 2
Friends of Skamokawa is very pleased to announce the upcoming author reading and book signing of Magdalena Mountain by renowned author Dr. Robert Michael Pyle.
Join us in Skamokawa on Saturday December 15th at 2:00 PM for this exciting event!
Visit: 1394 W. State Route 4, Skamokawa, WA 98647
Email: [email protected]
For those of you not yet familiar with Robert "Bob" Pyle, here is a wonderfully thorough introduction from an interview featured in terrain.org 2015 by Holly J. Hughs. There are more published works to add to the list since 2015; Chinook and Chanterelle, Through a Green Lens, and a re-released anniversary edition of Where Bigfoot Walks.
Robert Michael Pyle is an independent, full-time biologist, writer, teacher, and speaker. He was born and raised in Colorado and has lived in the Pacific Northwest, California, New England and Great Britain. He earned a Ph.D. in Lepidoptera Ecology and Conservation from Yale University. He has been involved in numerous conservation and environmental education efforts, and in 1971 he founded the international Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Pyle has published hundreds of articles, essays, papers, stories, poems, and 18 books, including Wintergreen: Rambles in a Ravaged Land, The Thunder Tree: Lessons from an Urban Wildland, Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide, Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage, Walking the High Ridge: Life as Field Trip, Sky Time in Gray’s River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place, Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year, The Tangled Bank, a collection of essays that first appeared in Orion and Orion Afield, and a new poetry collection, Evolution of the Genus Iris.
Pyle’s accolades include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the John Burroughs Medal, three Governor’s Writer’s Awards, a Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, the Harry Nehls Award for Nature Writing, and the National Outdoor Book Award for natural history literature. He lives beside Gray’s River in southwest Washington.